Fresh Discovery AwardsWe're always championing new and pioneering products within the industry and we felt it was time to recognise them with these awards. Finding the latest innovations on the market, the Fresh Discovery Awards will really help you discover the products that you need to stock on your shelves to set your business apart your competitors.

You can see all the finalists products on display at the Savour the Flavour: Live Kitchen over the three days of the Fair.

The finalists:

  • Mangajo Drinks (Japanese yuzu & Lemon)
  • Body and Mind Botanicals (Cannabis Tea)
  • The Duchess Drinks Company
  • Sankofa Plantain Chips
  • InviaEilia
  • Speyside Smokehouse Salmon
  • Carosesa – Carob & Sesame Fusion
  • Vinegar Shed

The winner of the Fresh Discovery Award 2019 was Sankofa Plantain Chips with their Smoked Chili Beef plantain chips.




Stefano Cuomo

Stefano is the sixth generation to lead Macknade, one of the UK’s leading independent food & drink brands, best known for its flagship food hall in Faversham, Kent.’…have a tinker to suit what you need and if you need any think else just shout.



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Vhari Russell 

Life-long foodie, devoted to the food industry and renowned networking whirlwind. Founder of the Food Marketing Experts and Co-founder of  Grub Club Cambridge. Vhari is obsessed with helping producers get their products on retailers’ shelves and getting their products the sales, profile and coverage they deserve. Leaves no stone unturned.



The winner shall be announced on Sunday 1st September at 4.00pm on the Food for Thought Stage.